Smilin' Irishman

We've got Smiles for MilesTM
Please join me, Michael O'Ristian [sic], in raising money for our beloved parade.
I'm honored fight for the 2020 title of Smilin' Irishman of the Year!

Final Countdown - Saturday Night!!!

The day has almost arrived ... reach into the depths of your wallet for that final gold nugget

This Saturday Jan 18 2020 at 6pm, the Smiling Irishman Competition gets underway at McGregor's

A huge thank you to all who have donated generously and I hope to see you cheering me on this Saturday. A final tasty favorite before our final showdown with the Other contestants this Saturday. Oh Boy! Oh ... Boy!

#7 PianoBar Recap

Another great Pianobar night on tap for tomorrow night, ladies and gentlemen!

Friday December 13 -- 4pm-8pm

Get there early and let's sing some Christmas Carols and piano bar tunes while we raise money for our Beloved St. Patrick's Day Parade. Send me your request, bring a friend, bring your credit card, bring


Some Christmas Carols for your listening pleasure ...

#6 PianoBar Recap

A resounding Thank You to all who attended and donated so generously at our first Smiling Irishman Piano Bar Night at The Imperial House. It was a tremendous success and we're marching toward our goal. Please enjoy this recap and forward to donors, prospective Sons and, of course, the many folks we'll hope to have at the next event!

#5 PianoBar this Friday

A little taste of what we have in store for PianoBar at Imperial House this Friday afternoon ... come ready to make requests, loosen up and start feeling generous! Already slated to be a great crew - why not you, too?!

#4 Parade Memories

Some fun peeks at Parades past. We're gonna be in full force this year, gents. Dust off those green jackets and get 'em ready to roll!

#3 Veteran's Day Thank You from your SICbro2020

Many thanks to our Veteran's on this Armistice Day, Remembrance Day, Veteran's Day. I'm proud to march alongside so many Friendly Sons who are also in the military. And thankful for the many who have given their lives and limbs for the freedoms we take for granted. I tell some of my family's military history in this video, along with a couple songs for good measure. Enjoy, and see you on Friday at Imperial House!

#2 Friday Imperial House Piano Night Confirmed

It's official. We are ON for this coming Friday at Imperial Steakhouse in Banker's Hill. It starts early at 4pm - I'll be playing piano and singing some old standards until about 8:30. Let's make it a great Smilin' Irishman kickoff event.

#1 SIC 2020 Intro Video

Thanks in Advance for supporting the Parade with your generous donation to my campaign to be The Smilin' Irishman 2020! As you know all money goes to The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, who in turn support the beautiful Saint Patrick's Day Parade right here in America's Finest City, San Diego!

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